Critics say Jesus’ earthly life was filled with contradictions which provide reasonable cause to doubt the validity of what he did, taught and stood for. They also point to these inconsistencies as proof the Bible is not the unerring word of God.
Critics say the creation account is contradictory and unscientific - a collection of tales and imagination. Is this true? Does it actually reveal a profound secret?
In a recent podcast we examined several areas critics claim the Bible sends mixed messages about God. One is the general accusation that God is a God of confusion. God should just reveal Himself and make everyone happy! That’s a nice storybook-like approach but it has no basis in reality. God is a God of plans and purposes that are far too complex be known by everyone. Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.
There are several Scriptures that seem to expose contradictions about God. These involve His actions, flaws in His character and general confusion about what He wants from us.
Esther’s story can be seen to parallel the walk of a Christian in thought-provoking and unique ways. What do Esther’s experiences teach us about our faith and our choices?
The book of Esther reads like a movie script, complete with a beautiful, courageous young girl (Esther), a fearless hero (Mordecai), and the dastardly villain (Haman). It’s a story of faith, bravery, suspense, betrayal and palace intrigue with a satisfying ending. How does Esther inspire us today?